Host Marriott Financial Trust (HST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Host Marriott Financial Trust ( HST ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $15.8, the dividend yield is 2.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HST was $15.8, representing a -10.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.57 and a 16.35% increase over the 52 week low of $13.58.

HST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.08. Zacks Investment Research reports HST's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 15.56%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HST Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HST as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of 10.83% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of HST at 4.2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AMT , HST , PSR , PXMC , SPG

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